Extreme Food

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Joan Bakewell reflects on our current obsession with ever more elaborate food and cookery, from peculiar crisp flavours to the outpourings of celebrity chefs. Have we forgotten, she wonders, that food is essentially nourishment and an "excuse for conviviality."

Producer: Sheila Cook.

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Sun 12 Dec 2010 08:50

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